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Tennessee Stove Company Installs 200-kW Solar System

Tennessee Stove Company Installs 200-kW Solar System

May 8, 2012 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

Brown Stove Works Inc., located in Cleveland, Tenn., completed the interconnection of a 199.64-kW solar field to the Cleveland Utilities Board power grid in April. The Chattanooga-based solar installer for this system was Lawson Electric Company. The system, installed on property adjacent to Brown Stove Works’ manufacturing facility, will generate more thanRead More

Johns Hopkins University Installs 818-kW System on 7 Buildings

Johns Hopkins University Installs 818-kW System on 7 Buildings

May 7, 2012 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

The Johns Hopkins University has teamed with leading solar energy development companies Eastlight Renewable Ventures and RGS Energy to self-generate solar electricity, the companies announced today. This partnership is the university’s first solar energy generation project. Johns Hopkins University recently brought online an 818-kW solar PV system on seven buildings on three of itsRead More

Iron Mountain to Install Solar at Storage Facilities

Iron Mountain to Install Solar at Storage Facilities

May 7, 2012 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

Iron Mountain Inc. announced plans today to install solar panels on the roofs of eight of its document storage facilities in Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Jersey. This is the information management company’s first solar panel installation, but not its last. With nearly 1,000 facilities around the world, the company has ample roofRead More

Hammond Manufacturing: Stainless Steel Enclosures

Hammond Manufacturing: Stainless Steel Enclosures

May 7, 2012 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

Hammond Manufacturing offers a number of versions of floor mounted and freestanding stainless steel enclosures designed to house electrical, electronic, hydraulic or pneumatic controls and instruments. The units will typically be installed in oil and gas facilities, water treatment plants, food manufacturing plants, pharmaceutical production and other industries where equipmentRead More

PsomasFMG Installs 7-MW System at California School District

PsomasFMG Installs 7-MW System at California School District

May 4, 2012 at 3:29 pm Comments are Disabled

La Mesa Junior High School was the host site for Wm. S. Hart Union High School District’s flip-the-switch celebration today for a solar power system that is being installed at nine of the district’s junior high and high schools. Civic officials and business leaders were on-hand to commend school districtRead More

Construction Starts on Largest PV Project in the World

Construction Starts on Largest PV Project in the World

May 4, 2012 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

This week, MidAmerican Solar and First Solar Inc. marked the start of major construction at Topaz Solar Farms, located in San Luis Obispo County, Calif. The 550-MW PV project will employ approximately 400 workers during its three-year construction period; will generate nearly $417 million in local economic impact, the majorityRead More

N.J. Boarding School Gets 6.1-MW Ground Mount System

N.J. Boarding School Gets 6.1-MW Ground Mount System

May 4, 2012 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

The bucolic campus of the Lawrenceville School, a centuries-old boarding school in Lawrenceville, N.J., is home to 6.1 MW of high-performance solar panels from SolarWorld. The sprawling PV system, ground-mounted on 30 acres of school-owned farm land, is believed to be the largest installed at a U.S. primary or secondaryRead More

O2 energies managing director, Olee Joel Olsen, Senator Richard Burr, Representative Virginia Foxx, NC Speaker of the House Thom Tillis stand in front the Mayberry Solar farm.

O2 Energies Announces 4.5-MW Solar Farm for Mt. Airy, N.C.

May 4, 2012 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

Andy Griffith never imagined that his hometown of Mt. Airy, N.C., would generate more solar electricity per person than almost any other city in the world. Mount Airy, the inspiration of the fictional town of Mayberry in the Andy Griffith show, has just more than 10,000 residents located in theRead More

Largest Solar Array in West Virginia Completed

Largest Solar Array in West Virginia Completed

May 3, 2012 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

American Public University System (APUS), an online higher-education provider focused on the military and public service communities, has christened the largest solar array in West Virginia. The 407-kW system is comprised of 1,671 high-performance solar panels from SolarWorld. The installation is mounted on a carport structure at APUS’ headquarters inRead More

San Diego Students Organize 250-kW System

San Diego Students Organize 250-kW System

May 3, 2012 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

San Diego State University (SDSU) is now powering one of its busiest student facilities with solar energy. The Aztec Recreation Center (ARC), a facility managed by the SDSU student government, Associated Students, is the newest addition to student initiated sustainability projects on campus. The facility, which is managed by AssociatedRead More

 
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